2019 Special Awards Recipients

The SCPGA would like to congratulate the following PGA Members for their outstanding performances which earned them their Special Awards recognition. Each award winner will be honored at the annual Presidents Dinner, to be hosted on December 8th at Sherwood Country Club.

GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Dr. Alison Curdt, PGA | Wood Ranch Golf Club

Finalists: Mark Hayden & Rob Oosterhuis

 

TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Tasha Bohlig, PGA | El Caballero Country Club

Finalists: Randy Chang & Derek Uyeda

 

BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD

Dave Podas, PGA | Bel-Air Country Club

Finalists: Joe Grohman, Derek Lane & Eric Mitchell

 

HORTON SMITH AWARD

Rob Oosterhuis, PGA | Sherwood Country Club

Finalists: Alison Curdt & Eric Lohman

 

ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Michael Alldredge, PGA | The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

Finalists: Matt Balesteri, Mike Mendoza, Ryan Prior & Jackie Riegle

 

CLUBFITTER OF THE YEAR

Kurt Donahoo, PGA | TaylorMade Golf

Finalists: Josiah Solberg & Monica Stratton

 

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Chris Smeal, PGA | Stadium Golf Center

Finalists: John McNair & Karen Tucker

 

YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD 

Chris Lempa, PGA | Torrey Pines Golf Course

Finalists: Billy Gibbs, John Mason & Chris Smeal

 

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE

David Woods, PGA | The Vintage Club

Finalists: Jeff Fowler & Charlie Peterson

 

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC

Brian Smock, PGA | Coronado Golf Course

Finalists: Daniel Boguslaw & Chris Caballero

 

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – RESORT

John Walker, PGA | Hyatt Aviara Golf Club

Finalists: Michael Cripe, Eric Lohman & Ross Marcano

 

LIFE MEMBERSHIP AWARD

Sharon Curfman | Southern California PGA

Paul Levy, PGA | Honorary President of the PGA of America

Questions? Contact Sharon Curfman at scurfman@pgahq.com or (951) 845-4653

Media: Bryce Seiver bseiver@pgahq.com or (951) 845-4653